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BOLIVIA

 OFFICIALLY CALLED AS REPUBLIC OF BOLIVIA NAMED AFTER
SIMON BOLIVAR
 Capital: la Paz

 Currency: Boliviano (BOB)

 Population: 8 million

 Religion: Roman Catholic

 Largest City: Santa Cruz

 Languages: Spanish (official), Aymara, cuechua
GEOGRAPHY

 Bolivia has 6,083 kilometers of land
boundaries, which adjoin five countries

 The country is bounded by Brazil to the
north and east, Paraguay to the
southeast, Argentina to the south, Chile to
the southwest, and Peru to the northwest.
Some Details…

 Bolivia is the poorest country in
South America
 Standard of living is quite low($2600-
2001est)
 In spite of its poverty it happily clings
to its third world traditions. Bolivians
are proud of their heritage and
strongly resist cultural change.
BOLIVIA FOOD

 Bolivia has a diversity of
geographical zones with varied
climate, culture and food.
 Bolivian cuisine has great variety of
dishes mainly meat, fish and poultry
blended with herbs and spices.
 The diet also consists of fresh fruit
and vegetables.
 Some traditional dishes include Majao
which is a rice dish with eggs beef and
fried banana
 ‘Silpancho’ meat served with rice and
potatoes Pacumutu is a rice dish with
grilled beef, fried yucca and cheese
 ‘Saltenas’ and ‘Empanadas’ which are
meat or vegetable pies
 ‘Locro’ is a soup made with rice, chicken
and banana and
 ‘Chicharron de Pacu’ made with the local
Climate
 Northern Chile is one of the world's
driest regions.
 Annual average rainfall totals can be
as low as 14 mm. Average daily
maximum temperatures range from
17 °C (63 °F) in July to 28 °C (82 °F)
in March.
Attractions
 La Paz
 Jesuit Missions
 Valley of Yungas
 Lake Titicaca
 Madidi National Park
La Paz
 It is the commercial, financial and
industrial center of Bolivia
 The city is currently the seat of
Government since oct 25th 1988
 Tourist attractions are centered
around the beautiful architecture of
its churches and museums and the
indigenous market places that
display and sell traditional crafts.
JESUIT MISSIONS
 This zone, which is rich in culture and
history, is comprised of seven towns
 San Xavier
 Concepción
 San Ignacio de Velasco
 Santa Ana
 San Miguel
 San Rafael
 San José de Chiquita's, commonly known
as the Jesuit Missions.
 Tourist attractions of this region are
its churches, architectural jewels
guarded by different villages which
still possess interesting cultural
manifestations from the period of the
Missions.
 The Baroque Music Festival and
the Religious Parties that transport
us to the age of the Missions with the
traditional clothing and instruments
made by the people of the region.
Valley of Yungas
 Major Tourist attraction is its rich flora and fauna
 The landscape is a combination of green hillsides,
rivers and moderate vegetation
 The valley is divided into 2 parts:
 The northern zone (North Yungas)
 The southern zone (South Yungas).
 IT offers restaurants, accommodations, hotels, etc
for the tourists.
 The route passing the towns of South Yungas is
attractive for those seeking to enjoy excursions,
swimming, or camping.
Lake Titicaca
 Situated in the high plains that
separates Bolivia and Peru, it is a
natural frontier between the two
countries.
 Tourist Activities
 Trekking
 Sailing
 swimming        
Madidi National Park
 It was officially declared as such on Sept.
21, 1995
 The National Geographic Magazine
classifies it as one of the world's largest
bio-diversity reserves.
 One of Bolivia's richest forests, with its
tropical and humid climate, is found in this
National Park with about 988 species
 The park has also been considered for the
exploration and the utilization of
petroleum and for the creation of a
hydroelectric plant in the Beni river.
Airports
 Jorge Wilstermann International
Airport

 El Alto International Airport

 Viru Viru International Airport
CHILE
Some details…..
 Capital: Santiago
 Largest city: Santiago
 Official language: Spanish
 Religion: Roman Catholic
 Government: Democratic Republic
 Currency: Peso
 Officially the Republic of Chile is a
country in South America occupying
a long and narrow coastal strip
wedged between the Andes
mountains and the Pacific Ocean.
 One-third of Chile is covered by the
towering ranges of the Andes
people
 Chile's population is 14 million. most of the
population is concentrated in the southern
and central regions -Santiago alone
accounting for 5.5 million.
 The Chilean people and their culture is a
mix of Spanish and indigenous groups
native to the region.
 Chile was the last country in the Americas
to be occupied by the Spaniards.
 A later dose of immigrant influence,
particularly European, was added to the
mix following the second world war.
ATTRACTIONS
 Baths Of Puritama
 Portillo Ski Center
 Lianquihue Lake
 San Rafael Lagoon National Park
The Baths of Puritama
 The Baths of Puritama, the indigenous
word for "hot water".
 These hot springs were discovered
centuries ago by the local residents, but
they opened to the public for tourism only
a few years ago
 The Baths of Puritama are sulfuric and are
recommended for the relief of illnesses
 The area that surrounds the Baths of
Puritama is famous around the world for
its archeological deposits
Portillo Ski Center
 This winter center is one of the oldest and one
among the famous places
 The Hotel Portillo offers its customers great
variety of services
 Services are
 heated swimming pool
 gym
 restaurants
 transportation
 cinema
 ski school
Lianquihue Lake

 Second largest lake in Chile
 Famous for Landscapes and archaeological
sites
 Tourist Activities:
 Fishing
 horseback riding
 swimming
 photography
 rafting
 Another highlight to this region are
the pastries, based on German
recipes
San Rafael Lagoon National
Park
 The tallest peak in the Southern Andes,
Mount San Valentín is located in the park
 An impressive tourist sight is the large
blocks of ice that can be seen breaking off
the glaciers and crashing into the lake with
a thunderous roar.
   Some of the species include the black-
browed albatross, huala duck, black
necked swan, and the cormorant, among
many others.  You can also observe
dolphins, fur seals, chungungos, and
elephant seals.
CHILE AIRPORTS
 CERRO MORENO International Airport in
Antofagasta

 EL TEPUAL International Airport in Puerto
Montt

 ARTURO MERINO BENITEZ International
Airport in Santiag

 General Bernardo O'Higgins Airport is
located at Chillán in the Ñuble Province of Chile's
Bío-Bío Region. The airport is named for Bernardo
O'Higgins the first Chilean head of state.
Some of the airlines operating in
Bolivia and Chile
 AerosuR is an private airline based in
Bolivia operating domestic scheduled
services and some international flights.
 American Airline
 Aerolíneas Argentinas is Argentina's
largest domestic and international airline
 LAN Airlines:based in Santiago, Chile, is the
principal Chilean airline and the second largest
one in South America after TAM Linhas Aéreas
Venezuela
General details
 Capital : Caracas
 Official language : Spanish
 Religion : Roman Catholic, Jews
(few)
 Government : Federal republic
 Currency : Venezuelan Bolívar
 Venezuela's most popular sport
:Baseball
About Venezuela
 Venezuela is a country on the northern
coast of South America.
 It is known widely for its petroleum
industry
 It is among the most urbanized countries
in Latin America; also the largest city.
 It had territorial disputes with Guyana and
with colombia concering the gulf of
venezuela
Various tourist attractions
 Amazon Rainforest
 Angel falls
 Pico bolivar
 Monte Roraima
 Río Orinoco
Amazon Rainforest
 The area is also known as Amazonia
 Tropical rainforest is home to a
variety of flora including strangler
figs, tree ferns, orchids etc.
 The forest is packed with different
bird species such as parrots,
macaws, humming birds, parakeets.
Angel falls

 Angel falls is the world’s highest free-
falling water fall (3,210 ft)
 It lies in the canaima national park
 Tourist refer to this stretch of the river as
the Auyan Tepui river.
 The official height was determined by a
National Geographic Society survey in 1949.
 To reach here – an air flight is required.
Trips to the falls are sold in a package that
includes plane flight from Caracas to
canaima( the town which acts as an entry
point to the national park)
 Boat trips , meals and boarding is required
to reach the falls.
Pico bolivar

 Pico bolivar is the highest
mountain in Venezuela at 4,981
meters.
 Located – Merida state
 Tourists arriving over here are
taken by means of the merida
cable car.
 Pico bolivar is named after the
revolutionary leader Simon
bolivar
Río Orinoco
 The third-longest river in South
America, it covers about 2150km .
 People, who live on the riverbanks
earn their livelihood from fishing.
 The Orinoco and its tributaries are
the major transportation system for
eastern and interior Venezuela.
Airports
 Simon Bolivar International Airport
 Located : Maiquetia

 Oswaldo Guevara Mujica Airport
 Located : Acarigua

 Calabozo Airport
 Located : Calabozo
Major Airlines Operating
 Sasca Airline
 Santa Barbara Airlines
 United Airlines
 LAN Airlines
Thank you….

,,,,,,,Johnny,,,,,,,,,,